First Thursday of most months
Check the KBA calendar to confirm meeting.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Join us for the monthly Kenmore Business Alliance (KBA) meetings. The KBA is an exciting opportunity to get involved, help improve the business climate and grow your own business. Stop by and meet up with local business people and hear the latest on what's happening in your city. Feel free to bring marketing materials.
First Thursday of the month in April and October
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Come network and get to know your local businesses at the semi-annual Kenmore Business Open House. Stop by and meet up with local business people and hear the latest on what's happening in your city. We encourage you to bring marketing materials for your business or organization. No RSVP necessary. Light refreshments will be provided.This is an open networking-style event. There are no vendor tables but we encourage you to bring business cards and brochures to exchange with those you meet. This free event is sponsored by the City of Kenmore and the Bothell Kenmore Chamber. You will also meet members of the Kenmore Business Alliance, an economic development program of Bothell Kenmore Chamber. It's an exciting opportunity to get involved, help improve the business climate and grow your own business.
New series to begin in September. Actual dates to be determined.
Fee: $100.00 per business. Up to three people from the same business may attend. The series is limited to 15 private-owned businesses in the Kenmore area. Pre-registration is required.
Click here to complete the Business Acceleration Registration form. The form is due (date to be determined).
A unique six-week training and consulting program to help 15 Kenmore area small businesses, accelerate profitable and sustainable growth of $300,000 to $2M. Sponsored by the City of Kenmore and the Port of Seattle.
Each business receives:
- 15 hours of business acceleration instruction in a select cohort of up to 15 local area businesses.
- Guest speakers who are business acceleration experts and entrepreneurs.
- Two and a half hours of individual consulting with a certified Hot100Business consultant.
- Series workbook from the book, “Best Practices of High-Performance Entrepreneurs, 2018 Hot100Business Edition.
From the 5XE series workbook; “Best Practices of High Performance Entrepreneurs,” 2018 Hot100Business Edition.
Session 1: Grow Faster Now – 5XE Accelerated Growth Plan
Session 2: Business Ownership 5XE Business Management
Session 3: Marketing Parts A and B
Session 4: Productivity, HR and Staffing
Session 5: Finance and Accounting Part A and Part B
Session 6: Risk Management, and Next Phase & Growth Management.
5XE/BAP training includes guest speakers that are experts on their topic as well as follow-up resources to grow your business, including prestigious Inc. 500/5000, and other award-winning business owners.
Program Trainer and Consultant
Corey Hansen, MScOD, is the founder and consultant of Hot100Business, and helped create over $2 billion in new equity. A growing number of Corey’s clients have made it to prestigious "fastest-growing" lists, such as the Inc 500/5000, the SBA Small Business of the Year, the Business Journal Hot 100 and many others. His most successful client to date is PopCap Games, which was sold for $1.3 billion, after just 10 years from startup.
If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Ousley, City of Kenmore Assistant City Manager at email@example.com.